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A disease of the sebaceous glands characterized by excessive secretion of sebum or an alteration in its quality, resulting in an oily coating, crusts, or scales on the skin.

seb′or·rhe′ic adj.


a. seborréico-a, rel. a la seborrea;
___ blepharitisblefaritis ___;
___ dermatitisdermatitis ___;
___ keratosisqueratosis ___.


adj seborreico
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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval to United States-based Aclaris Therapeutics' Eskata (hydrogen peroxide) topical solution, 40% intended for the treatment of raised seborrheic keratosis, it was reported yesterday.
Seborrheic keratosis (SK) is a common benign lesion, usually round or oval, ranging from light tan to dark brown.
The most common causes are dry skin, contact dermatitis, and seborrheic dermatitis," says dermatologist Lorraine Young, MD, UCLA Medical Center.
From our study we found that pruritus, asteatotic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis and fungal infections were the commonest skin problems.
As a prescription product, SebDerm Gel is intended to manage and relieve the burning, itching, erythema, scaling, and pain experienced with seborrhea and seborrheic dermatitis.
Malassezia genus are the yeast that cause systemic disease like fungemia and are involved in other diseases such as dandruff , seborrheic dermatitis, onychomycosis, psoriasis, sinusitis, peritonitis, fungemia, blepharitis, folliculitis and inflammation of the lacrimal duct.
Seborrheic dermatitis (SD) is a chronic dermatitis caused by Malassezia yeast species, including Malassezia (Pityrosporum ovale).
Seborrheic dermatitis is seen in 20 out of 43 quadriplegic and 5 paraplegic according to William B.
Seborrheic keratosis is one of the more common benign epidermal tumour which can be a paraneoplastic syndrome when it arises with an eruptive appearance.
Seborrheic eczema normally affects scalp, ears, face, middle of chest and back, and folds of skin, such as underarms, skin below the breast or groins, said Dr Mathew Thomas, Specialist Dermatologist, Aster Medical Centre, Sharjah.
In addition to the company's Cetaphil skin care products, Galderma offers a variety of prescription treatments for a range of skin conditions including acne, rosacea, melasma, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, eczema and solar lentigenes, which are often referred to as age spots.
The most common benign skin lesion is the seborrheic keratosis.